HTML forms are used to pass data to a server. An HTML form can contain input elements like text fields, checkboxes, radio-buttons, submit buttons and more. A form can also contain select lists, textarea, fieldset, legend, and label elements.

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Form in WordPress : 404

In my WP site I've got a Contact page whose URL is mysite.com/contact/ and which contains a <form> with an action attribute set to action="/contact/" Clicking on the submit button brings me to ...
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Saving checkbox/option list status?

my self-made admin panel works just fine, but it doesn't save values of form inputs. When I type something into textbox and click "save" it is still there after refreshing, thanks to PHP: <input ...
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Gravity Forms - Using a Form to Pre-populate A Gravity Form

I have a custom form (hardcoded, not a GF) on one page I've written myself: <form id="tailor-select" method="POST"> <ul> <li> <ul> ...
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Get selected values from checkboxes and radio buttons via Gravity Forms gform_after_submission hook [closed]

Gravity Forms offers a reasonably good documentation and of course Google offers more insights into how developers have solved other challenges related to this plugin - but we need to achieve what ...
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add function to saving change on Options Pages

i make page like this link and it work fine but i need to run some script after it like editing a file i was add it to function my_function() { //do something } function register_mysettings() { ...
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Using ajax with wordpress

I'm trying to get my head around ajax requests in Wordpress and am finding it hard to understand. Basically I have a form that has a number of steps and you move through these requests using ajax, ...
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Add Div to Comment Form

I have some code that displays my comment form and my custom validation, what I'd like to do is add a div right underneath the title, but I'm not sure how to do that because that code is generated... ...
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recommended practice for form submission

I want to create a form on a page but how do I handle the form submission. Which hook should i implement to handle my submission? Probably dirtiest would be to do it in the theme itself but I don't ...
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How to sanitize user input?

What is the correct way sanitizing form data before submitting to the database? I have the following text input: <form method="post" action="options.php"> <?php ...
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How do we remove the H3 tag for the reply-title I.D

We're doing some SEO tweaking to a site, and our SEO guru informs us that we need to remove the <h3> tags from the #reply-title element, output from line 1554 of comments-template.php. It's the ...
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How to load javascript file on homepage in Wordpress in order?

I am using a quicktags plugin, which was not loading on the home page, now it does, but it does it on the wrong place. How can I solve this? I want the quicktags.min.js file to load first, rather ...
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Creating a custom multilingual form

I need to create a special form for my website where users cand specify a series of data including some textfields, combo boxes and sliders (from 0 to 100). Also I need this form to be qTranslate ...
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wordpress not displaying my form

When I create a page with the content as [contact-form-7 id="199" title="Untitled"] , it displays the form, but when I use it as <div class="first"><?php $recentProjects = ...
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Creating a form contact page?

I'm newbie on WordPress, how can I create a new page/top-link/contact-form for a contact page? I'm using a third party theme which allows you to create a contact form with field, but unbelievable I ...
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Get user input from a form

I am trying to create a form that will allow users to update their information on the front end. I am just starting to learn PHP (I know C# very well). If I use this code to create a form on a ...
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Making the wordpress login form a jQuery dropdown

I'm using a plugin called sidebar-login to display a wordpress login form (it uses wp_login_form) in my sidebar. However, I feel like it the actual form (textboxes and labels) take up too much space ...
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Adding data to an array in usermeta and displaying it in a loop

I have a front end post form where I take a file upload of an image. That image gets stored as a custom field which is easy enough to do. What I need to do though is store each unique image url for ...
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Passing POST data from one WP post to another

I'm trying to pass data between two Wordpress posts via POST method from a form/link. However, the second post does not seem to be able to grab the POST data. I'm wondering if it has anything to do ...
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How to take options from form fields and turn them in to links?

I have a form in WordPress with options when clicked they retrieve a filtered posts. I want to take the options from the form and place it like normal links. Can this be done? Thank You all in advance ...
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Retrieving a Value from a wp-database

why my sql statement is not returning any value.. is this wrong? <?php global $wpdb; $result = $wpdb->get_results($wpdb->prepare("SELECT * FROM ...
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Adding Custom Forms

I'm looking to create a page for a wedding site that will have a form. The idea is that it is an RSVP page where a visitor will input a unique string that was on the invitation that they received and ...
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add_filter the_content str_replace after shortcode

I want to add a PHP str_replace to the add_filter('the_content') function. I believe my problem is that the shortcodes are loading after the str_replace is called. I have a shortcode that outputs a ...
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How to Validate Widget Input

I have been working with widgets and widgets API. I see that the widget form is rendered and processed through widget() function. I can write validation logic inside the widget() function. I will ...
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Show selected value in a drop down menu

I have a multisite setup and I am adding some additional information fields in the profile edit screen in my theme's dashboard. I am primarily using text fields however I have a drop down selection ...
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Create a registration form with a PayPal checkout fee?

My client is looking to start taking online registration for their many conventions and events. Previously they handled this all offline with PDF documents and in person payment. I'm looking for ...
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WordPress custom form action url

Is there any way to replace standard WordPress comments form action, which usually looks like this: <form action="<?php echo get_option('siteurl'); ?>/wp-comments-post.php" method="post" ...
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Custom CSS for plugin form

I have a short code that is adding a form to a page. How do I ensure that the CSS for the form is loaded in time with the shortcode?
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Comparing formidable pro and gravity forms [closed]

Has anyone come across any good reviews/comparisons of gravity forms and formidable pro? I am trying to find more information on both. I have a couple of sites that need several forms for adding ...
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Form doesn't submit on second submit call

I've been strugling with the following issue for over a week now so please excuse the long description. I want it to be as accurate and clear as possible: I'm using the "simplr registration form" ...
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How do I let users upload files to a chosen location?

I found some plugins which let me make my own forms but none worked for different reasons. I simply want to make a form so that users can upload files to a folder located in www.chusmix.com/images ...
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My form action url is being prepended with a directory that does not exists

I'm trying to allow users to upload audio via form and HTTP POST request. Here is the relevant form code, from my page-profile.php : <form method="post" ...
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$_POST form request with admin-post

I tried to use a form with the following markup using the action admin-post.php <form method='post' action='admin-post.php'> I'm using the action hook suggested by Wordpress to proceed the ...
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Display users uploaded files as posts

So I have implemented the functionality where anyone can upload certain types of files with a title and description. I am having trouble with the idea displaying them as posts or list in the a certain ...
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How can I do a URL redirection when an user uses wrong login details?

I have got this form for login from the front-end. <form action="<?php echo site_url('wp-login.php', 'login_post'); ?>" method="post" <?php /*id="login-page-form"*/ ?>> ...
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Post form as custom post

I'm new to WordPress and need to create a website including a special form, with which I can upload photos, set my position on an OpenStreetMap and choose from several dropdown menus. Here you can ...
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How to redirect new WordPress user to previous page after registering

When a user registers for a WordPress site, they are redirected to the login page after completing the registration form. Is there a way to redirect them to the previous page before filling out the ...
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Error on inserting a form value to database

hi i have decided to store few values in a separate table, So i created it and now i used a form to store values but when i process that form i'm getting error Trying to get property of non-object and ...
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Custom profile field with birthday. Troubles with <select>

I made custom profile fields for birthday data. function my_user_field( $user ) { $birthday_day = esc_attr( get_the_author_meta( 'birthday_day', $user->ID ) ); ...
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How to trigger $_GET request within admin plugin page?

I have this form in my plugin function: <form method="get" action="" enctype="multipart/form-data"> <p class="submit"> <input type="hidden" name="do_it_hidden" value="run"> ...
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Check spam in custom form - akismet

I have a plugin that has input form, I have decided to check submitted data with akismet. I do have API key, WP comments are filtered correctly... here is, what I found: ...
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Insert data in database using form

I am writing a simple plugin that create a table with name "newsletter" in database and provide a shortcode to put a registration form in pages. the form contain "name" and "email". i have problem ...
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Is it possible to create a form post wordpress custom navigation link?

I work with a church that has a donate button on their site. The button uses a form post to connect with their simple checkout item and they want a button on the navigation to link to the donation ...
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Having a Function Inside of the Loop

I am trying to make a frontend product editor for WooCommerce, and have a loop that returns all of the products for the current user. I am trying to use gravity forms as the editor, so a single ...
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Additional form options based on category selected not working

I have a conditional statement to show certain images to choose from (radio buttons) based on the category chosen, however when the category is chosen, the radio buttons don't show? What am I doing ...
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Add new user and site per front end form

Do you know any multisite plugin which allows users to create a user account and a site after a form submission. After the form submission, the form will automatically add a site in the network admin ...
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Template plugin for blog posts? [closed]

can someone recommend a plugin to do the following? My wordpress CMS has two types of users: administrator and editor, both of whom are not technologically savvy, so they need things to be super ...
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Multiple options pages validation for a plugin

I am writing a plugin and I decided to have multiple pages for different options of the plugin (for clarity's sake). Doing a single option was a piece of cake, but I'm encountering difficulties when ...
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Redirection not working in this front end post submission form?

I found this tutorial to create a front end post submission form: It doesn't matter what I type on wp_redirect( 'http://www.google.com' ); I don't get redirected to anywhere. Just the same page but ...
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using $wpdb to insert a form into a post

I am wanting to take the following form, and use $wpdb to insert it into a post. I have tried reading the class reference page INSERT rows, but I don't really know what should be referenced. I am not ...
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How can I populate a select element with terms from a custom taxonomy and filter post results?

Alright, so first, I need you to check out this wire-frame so you can see what I'm trying to accomplish: Wire-frame What I've done so far is this: I created a custom post type for individual ...